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Tommy L. Lantrip, age 71, formerly of Batesville, MS, died on Tuesday morning, 2/14/12, at his home in Senatobia, MS.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, 2/17/12, at Wells Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Gary Berry & Dr. Robert Self officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Sardis, MS. Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday evening, 2/16/12 at Wells Funeral Home.
Mr. Tommy was born to the late J. M. & Lillian McAlister Lantrip on May 10, 1040 in Sardis, MS. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Senatobia, MS. Mr. Tommy was the Service Manager for Heafner Motors for 39 years. During his retirement, Mr. Lantrip worked part-time as a Security Guard at the I-55 North Mississippi Rest Area.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Genie B. Glasgow Lantrip of Senatobia, MS; Daughter, Allison Lantrip Eoff (Brian) of Senatobia, MS; Son, Stacy C. Lantrip (Melissa Gandy) of Ft. Worth, TX; 3 Sisters, Louise Lantrip Durham of Fulton, KY, Reanie Lantrip Causey of Cordova, TN; Mary Evelyn Lantrip Hill of Southaven, MS; Brother, Guy L. Lantrip of Copperas Cove, TX; 3 Grandchildren: Lydia, Hayden and Jack.
He was preceded by his parents; 2 Sisters: Jewell and Iris; 4 Brothers: Creed, Wayne, Jimmy and Russell.
The family asks that memorials be made to The Gideons Memorial Bible Program, P.O. Box 791, Batesville, MS 38606 or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.